An erstwhile capital city and an important centre for art & culture during the rule of the mighty Cholas and then the Maratha dynasty, Thanjavur is known for its temples, history, ancient art forms, paintings and handicrafts.
This historic town, now bustling and crowded with people, provides a unique opportunity to meet and seek the blessings of the temple elephant of the popular Brihadishwara Temple. It also offers the opportunity to walk through the Royal palace and experience the beautiful art and paintings in its courtyards or at the shops of local artisans, few of which exist now.
Nickname: Rice bowl of Tamil Nadu
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